Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Shock: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie's Daughter Is A Namibian Citizen

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Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, the eldest biological daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, is probably the most popular in their brood. However, there are a lot of things that many people do not know about her.

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Is A Namibian Citizen

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie welcomed their daughter, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, on May 27, 2006. The Maleficent star gave birth in Swakopmund, Namibia, Africa.


Following her birth, the African officials offered Jolie and Pitt Namibian citizenship and a Namibian passport if they chose to do so.

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The celebrity couple did, so Shiloh is a Namibian citizen. However, in 2016, the Namibian Citizenship Amendment Bill threatened her citizenship. But she has remained a Namibian because the bill was rejected.

Namibian governor Samuel Nuuyoma was enthused during Shiloh's birth and after Brad and Angelina agreed to make her a Namibian citizen.

It's "an honor for our country, Namibia," he said per People, adding that, "the birth of a baby is something very special in our African tradition."

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Gave Shiloh Jolie-Pitt A Meaningful Name


Shiloh's name is unique, and her parents have thought much about it. Shiloh is "generally understood as denoting the Messiah, 'the peaceful one,'" based on Easton's Bible Dictionary.

However, the name could also refer to "a place of rest, a city of Ephraim, 'on the north side of Bethel,' from which it is distant 10 miles."

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Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Broke Is One Of The Highest-Paid Baby Covers Of All Time

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the A-list celebrity couples in Hollywood. So, her pregnancy got so much attention. And many were looking forward to meeting their child.

People offered Pitt and Jolie a whopping $4.1 million to run her debut baby photos. They featured her pictures on its June 2006 cover, which sold 2.2 million copies.

Shiloh also ranked in Today's 10 highest-earning baby photos of all time in 2008. She made it into the third spot after Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's twins Emme and Max earned $6 million from People.

But Jolie and Pitt still had the top spot because Shiloh's twin siblings Knox and Vivienne outdid Lopez and Marc's kids. They reportedly earned between $11 and $20 million.

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